Eccles School faculty member honored with prestigious De la Vega Prize

Huge congratulations are in order for Roger Silvers, who has been awarded the prestigious De la Vega Prize from the Federation of European Securities Exchanges. Silvers, an assistant professor of Accounting, received the prize for his paper "Does regulatory cooperation help integrate equity markets?" Here's what the committee had to say: "The paper studies how cooperative arrangements between securities regulators facilitate market integration. Cooperation [...]

2020-06-04T18:42:26-06:00June 5th, 2020|

Bob Allen elected to American Accounting Association Board of Directors

Huge congratulations are in order for Bob Allen, professor of Accounting. He was just elected as the President-Elect of the American Accounting Association. Allen's three-year term will begin at the AAA annual meeting, scheduled for early August in Atlanta. Allen is a mainstay of the Eccles School Accounting department, educating hundreds of students each year. His research has been published widely in peer-reviewed journals, [...]

2020-04-17T11:28:01-06:00April 16th, 2020|

Corporate SEC filings key in predicting volatility

Investors and analysts trying to forecast the volatility of a company’s stock returns can find crucial insights in publicly available corporate disclosures, according to a new study. Under SEC disclosure requirements, corporate managers report their forecasts of a company’s stock-return volatility over the next few years, as Eccles School professors Atif Ellahie and Xiaoxia Peng note in their paper "Management Forecasts of Volatility." While [...]

2020-02-04T17:13:57-07:00January 24th, 2020|

U.S. News rankings: Eccles School undergrad Entrepreneurship program No. 15

The undergraduate Entrepreneurship program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has earned the No. 15 spot in the 2019 list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs in U.S. News and World Report. The program was ranked No. 8 for state schools. “We are thrilled to be recognized as a top-15 school for Entrepreneurship,” said Troy D’Ambrosio, the executive director [...]

2018-09-28T10:13:43-06:00September 26th, 2018|

Women’s Mentoring Program helps MAcc students build accounting careers

For the last three years, the Master of Accounting (MAcc) program at the David Eccles School of Business has been making strides for women entering the accounting profession through the implementation of the MAcc Women’s Mentoring Program. The Women’s Mentoring Program is intended to provide mentorship to MAcc women students with female role models in the industry as they work through the MAcc [...]

2018-08-28T17:11:57-06:00August 28th, 2018|

Professor Robert D. Allen honored with award from the American Accounting Association

Time and time again, our professors at the David Eccles School of Business prove to be some of the most talented educators around, and professor Robert D. Allen is proof. This month, the American Accounting Association (AAA) honored him as the recipient of the 2018 American Accounting Association/J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook/Deloitte Foundation Prize. The AAA/J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook/Deloitte Foundation [...]

2018-06-22T09:20:51-06:00June 21st, 2018|

David Eccles School of Business Hall of Fame honors business leaders

The David Eccles School of Business Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have so distinguished themselves in their careers that their achievements are models for present and future students and are leaders in their communities. We are honored to induct this individual to our Hall of Fame and award four people that are making an impact in the fields of entrepreneurship, service to the [...]

2018-05-31T17:11:58-06:00May 31st, 2018|

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Awards announced

It is our distinct pleasure to announce the recipients of our David Eccles School of Business Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Awards for 2016-2017.  These colleagues were chosen on behalf of our faculty for their successful efforts to create new ethics-related courses, to integrate new business ethics content into existing courses, to mentor students on ethics initiatives, and to help make business [...]

2018-01-11T10:28:43-07:00January 11th, 2018|